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For readers of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie and The Turner House an intimately told story about a woman living by her own rules and the rural community that struggles to understand herAzalea “Knot” Centre is determined to live life as she pleases Let the people of West Mills say what they will; the neighbors’ gossip won’t keep Knot from what she loves best cheap moonshine nineteenth century literature and the company of men And yet Knot is starting to learn th. Following the lives of a group of people in North Carolina West Mills the book opens with a young woman telling her boyfriend to get out Meet Azalea nicknamed Knot a hard drinking hard loving woman who wants to live her life her way Took a while for me to warm up to her I definitely don t approve of many things she does but by books end despite her abrasivesness she won me over The book takes place over four decades in this black community set in the 1940s a time when unwed pregnancies were looked down on

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Path to redemption in the chaos Knot brings to his doorstep But while he’s busy trying to fix Knot’s life Otis Lee finds himself powerless to repair the many troubles within his own family as the long buried secrets of his troubled past begin to come to lightSet in an African American community in rural North Carolina from 1941 to 1987 In West Mills is a magnificent big hearted small town story about family friendship storytelling and the redemptive power of love. 375 stars Thanks to NetGalley and Bloomsbury Publishing for a chance to read and review this book Published June 4 2019 This was a first time read of anything by Winslow and I am not sure exactly what is was about this book but I loved it I think it was a mixture of things I am always amazed by a man that can write a woman s part so well Even if it was a character like Knot rough and tumble mouthy and often with a drink in her hand than not I liked the southern aspect of this story and also the authenti

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At her freedom comes at a high price Alone in her one room shack ostracized from her relatives and cut off from her hometown Knot turns to her neighbor Otis Lee Loving in search of some semblance of family and home Otis Lee is eager to help A lifelong fixer Otis Lee is determined to steer his friends and family away from decisions that will cause them heartache and ridicule After his failed attempt as a teenager to help his older sister Otis Lee discovers a possible. I loved the heartfelt debut In West Mills by De Shawn Charles Winslow In this charming story about an African American family in North Carolina spanning from the 1940s 1987 and the difficult struggles and complexities of love we meet Knot She has an unconventional lifestyle always reveling in her freedomREAD MORE AT Book Nation by Jen


10 thoughts on “In West Mills

  1. says:

    “Why you so set on bein lonely Knot” Otis Lee Loving Knot’s best friend and neighbor asks the uestion but

  2. says:

    Hats off to debut author De’Shawn Charles Winslow I’m memorizing his name De’Shawn Charles Winslow is sooooooo talented His writing is indisputable uneuivocal irrefutable genuine infallible delicious intimate witty moving heartwarming heartbreaking imaginary soothing compassionate gratifying nuanced beautiful and hunky dory ENJOYABLEAzalea Centrewho everyone calls Knotloves in no particular order moonshine men and great literatureShe

  3. says:

    Following the lives of a group of people in North Carolina West Mills the book opens with a young woman telling her boyfriend to get out Meet Azalea nicknamed Knot a hard drinking hard loving woman who wants to live her life her way

  4. says:

    What a debut Everyone should put De'Shawn Charles Winslow on their list of authors to watchThis wasn't on my radar at all but Buzzfeed listed this as a must read for summer and the short synopsis was all I needed to sell me It was a delightful read a shorter one too that was simply just such a feel good book Feel good no

  5. says:

    I loved the heartfelt debut In West Mills by De’Shawn Charles Winslow In this charming story about an African American family in North Carolina spanning from the 1940s – 1987 and the difficult struggles and complexities of love we meet Knot She has an unconventional lifestyle always reveling in her freedomREA

  6. says:

    When you think of a historical family saga you probably start thinking about large estates upstairsdownstairs intrigue and melodrama IN WEST MILLS delivers on the drama but it removes the wealth and whiteness usually associated with this subgenre It's long overdue and we're lucky that Winslow is one of the writers doing i

  7. says:

    In West Mills is not a debut novel It can’t be From the first line of the novel I knew I was in for a Southern adventure What I didn’t anticipate was the familiarity of the journey Azalea “Knot” Centre is the woman other women

  8. says:

    De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s debut novel In West Mills spans from ‪1941‬ to 1987 twenty six year old Ornery Azalea aka

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    375 stars Thanks to NetGalley and Bloomsbury Publishing for a chance to read and review this book Published June 4 2019 This was a first time read of anything by Winslow and I am not sure exactly what is was about this book but I loved it I think it was a mixture of things I am always amazed by a man that can write a woman's part so

  10. says:

    My rating is 45 stars uick thoughtsI was hoping the end wouldn't lose me and it did I just knew I was confused and there were pages to turn ugh However I am funny about endings Especially when I feel like I've been hiking up a steep mountain for weeks see the top is near start running to only realize that I ha